Windows Embedded Standard 2011: Searching for files and registry keys in ICE

Image Configuration Editor (ICE) is a main GUI tool for creating answer files in Windows Embedded Standard 2011. The main job of the tool is to add packages and allow settings to be overridden with values you define. However, as developer, you need specific file, or a registry key needs to exist on your system, […]

Image Configuration Editor (ICE) is a main GUI tool for creating answer files in Windows Embedded Standard 2011. The main job of the tool is to add packages and allow settings to be overridden with values you define. However, as developer, you need specific file, or a registry key needs to exist on your system, for your app to work properly. ICE’s Find feature, provide ability to search for that information too. Within ICE, open distribution share of your choice, then choose Find from Edit… Find Menu, or Alt + F, or using button on toolbar. You may open an answer file before this to optionally allow searching just the packages in your answer file. In Find dialog, you’ll see a lot of checkboxes to refine what data you’re searching over. Searching over files and registry keys’s a lot of data to search, and they’re off by default. Click Search Registry Keys, and then search Distribution Share for ScreenSaveActive. You’ll see a hit in System Control Panel, like this:

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